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Review: ProgPower USA XVII Day 3 @ Center Stage Theater, Atlanta, GA 9/9/16

Posted by on September 14, 2016

ProgPower USA is the premier US festival for progressive and power metal, bringing together a dozen and from all over the world. It takes place every year on a Friday and Saturday in mid-September at the Center Stage Theater in Atlanta, Georgia. It should be noted that while the main festival is on Friday and Saturday, […]

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Scar Symmetry lose a member, add two

Posted by on October 28, 2015

Yesterday, on the same day that their tour with Epica and Eluveitie kicked off, Scar Symmetry announced that founding bassist, Kenneth Seil, was leaving the band. Not only did they do it via Facebook, but also by posting  a video of what they referred to as an “important drunken announcement.” And in addition to Seil […]

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ProgPower USA announces 2016 festival line-up/format changes; Fates Warning & Devin Townsend to headline

Posted by on September 14, 2015

Friday night, sandwiched between the Anathema and Falconer sets, ProgPower USA XVII and it’s line-up were announced at the festival, gathering an explosion of applause and screams with every name to come up on the screen. Next year’s main festival will take place on Friday September 9th and Saturday the 10th, with the Wednesday Midweek […]

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Metal Insider Contributor Chris Colgan’s Top 10 of 2014

Posted by on December 11, 2014

If you’ve ever spent days agonizing over a project, checking and rechecking to make sure that it’s right, finding something at the last minute that changed everything, and then finally deciding that you were just done and had to cut it off, then you understand what it was like finalizing my Top 10 list this […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/6: Here Come The Brides

Posted by on November 6, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Another day, another band people dislike hitting the charts. But hey, there’s so many other major debuts that we’re sure you won’t even notice (even though the album art is right next to this […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/29: Wait, you already knew Slipknot was #1?

Posted by on October 29, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Through collective industry clairvoyance, everyone already knew that Slipknot’s long-awaited new album would top the charts. Hell, people were talking about this last week. People were probably even talking about it months ago before the […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/23: Charts are pretty witchin’

Posted by on October 23, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Missed this column last week? We did too. That’s why we did all we could to make this week’s edition extra great. How you ask? By including new albums from the likes of Exodus, […]

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New & Noteworthy, October 14th – Hammer and Life

Posted by on October 14, 2014

This will likely go down as one of the best release weeks all year. Nothing is held back, and the level of greatness on display will boggle the minds of those not prepared. Get ready, and don’t say I didn’t warn you.   Exodus, Blood In, Blood Out (Nuclear Blast) A lot of people say that […]

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Scar Symmetry don’t rest with “Cryonic Harvest”

Posted by on September 26, 2014

Scar Symmetry have released a new lyric video for their latest song, “Cryonic Harvest.” The track comes from their upcoming album, The Singularity (Phase I – Neohumanity), due out October 14th. Said founding guitarist Per Nilsson: “The lyrical concept that Henrik came up with for The Singularity trilogy is huge in scope, complex and awe-inspiring, and naturally the […]

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Release date and cover art for new Scar Symmetry album unveiled

Posted by on July 29, 2014

It’s been awhile since we heard news from Swedish melodic metallers Scar Symmetry. The group has taken their time writing the follow-up to 2011’s The Unseen Empire, all while dealing with external complications, including a cancelled North American tour in 2012 due to visa issues, and the departure of guitarist Jonas Kjellgren last year due to scheduling conflicts. […]

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